In this eLearning video we meet Dr Mark Cordina, a Resident Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, with a special interest in obstetric ultrasound, who speaks to us about the significance of obstetric imaging.
Tackling Noncommunicable Diseases in Europe
Dr Gauden Galea, Director of Noncommunicable Diseases and Promoting Health through the Life-Course in the WHO Regional Office for Europe, talks to us about the response to the epidemic of NCDs in the fifty-three countries of this Region.
Sudden Cardiac Death in the Young – the Beat It Project
In this eLearning video we meet Dr Mark Abela who discussed the Aetiology and Epidemiology of Sudden Death, The role of screening in athletes and general population, lifestyle modification and methods of prevention, the local BEAT IT Project.
Statin Use Appears to Reduce Risk of Serious Bacterial Bloodstream Infection
New study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings shows that statin use was associated with decreased risk of blood infection with Staphylococcus aureus acquired outside of a hospital
New insights into how sleep helps the brain to reorganise itself
A study has given new insights into how sleep contributes to brain plasticity – the ability for our brain to change and reorganise itself – and could pave the way for new ways to help people with learning and memory disorders.
Communication is key to understanding female circumcision
Lack of communication hampers the prevention of female genital mutilation, according to anthropologist Rachel Issa Djesa. She has observed encounters between Norwegian authorities, health personnel and Somali women in Norway.